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    • The most successful Republican candidate for mayor since then was Bernard Epton, who in 1983 came within 3.3 percentage points of defeating Democrat Harold Washington.Cook County, Illinois-Wikipedia
    • Reader articles by freelance writer David Moberg are credited with helping to elect Chicago's first black mayor, the late Harold Washington.Chicago Reader-Wikipedia
    • The independents finally gained control of city government in 1983 with the election of Harold Washington (in office 1983–1987).Chicago-Wikipedia
    • On May 11, 1988, a student painting depicting Harold Washington, the first black mayor of Chicago, was taken down by three of the city's African-American aldermen based on its content.School of the Art Institute of Chicago-Wikipedia
    • In 1979, Phi Beta Sigma celebrated its 65th anniversary Conclave in Washington, D.C. In 1983, Sigma brother Harold Washington became the first African-American mayor of the city of Chicago, Illinois.Phi Beta Sigma-Wikipedia
    • In 1983, Harold Washington became the first black mayor of Chicago.Chicago-Wikipedia

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